The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 609 505 450
Rank change year-on-year
-104 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 339 428 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.40% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 271 345 465
Average salary £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115310 106336 118647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 93548 88465 101690
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -98 323 £77,500 +3.33% 25
London -80 197 £80,000 - 10
City of London +6 53 £80,000 - 2
South East -25 38 £75,000 +15.38% 3
East of England -19 28 £64,250 -17.09%
Yorkshire -17 20 £67,500 -35.09% 4
West Yorkshire -22 18 £73,750 -29.08% 4
North West -4 17 £67,500 +9.75% 1
West Midlands -15 16 £71,250 +9.61% 4
Leeds -26 16 £73,750 -29.08% 4
Hertfordshire -10 13 £66,000 -22.35%
Manchester +6 10 £62,500 -19.35% 1
Wales +4 9 £85,000 +41.66%
Surrey -1 9 £85,000 +7.25%
Birmingham -9 8 £80,000 +28.00% 3
Berkshire +1 7 £85,000 +13.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £73,750 +40.47%
Essex - 6 £54,000 -
Suffolk - 6 £77,500 -
Ipswich - 6 £77,500 -
Cheshire +8 5 £85,000 +38.21%
Maidenhead - 5 £85,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £60,000 -
Scotland -14 4 £63,750 -
Hampshire -23 4 £68,750 +7.00%
West Sussex - 4 £60,000 -
Coventry +14 3 £70,000 -28.20% 1
South Wales 0 3 £65,000 +8.33%
East Midlands -23 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Crawley - 3 £68,750 -

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title.

1 242 (32.84%) Finance
2 151 (20.49%) Java
3 128 (17.37%) Oracle
4 122 (16.55%) TOGAF
5 119 (16.15%) Microsoft
6 115 (15.60%) .NET
7 106 (14.38%) Banking
8 105 (14.25%) Enterprise Architecture
9 95 (12.89%) HTML
9 95 (12.89%) Middleware
10 94 (12.75%) C#
11 93 (12.62%) Scrum
12 89 (12.08%) Windows
13 84 (11.40%) SQL
14 83 (11.26%) SQL Server
15 81 (10.99%) Linux
16 78 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 76 (10.31%) SOA
18 75 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
19 74 (10.04%) VMware
20 70 (9.50%) JavaScript
21 66 (8.96%) Web Services
21 66 (8.96%) MVC
22 63 (8.55%) CSS
23 62 (8.41%) ASP.NET
23 62 (8.41%) E-Commerce
23 62 (8.41%) TDD
24 61 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
25 58 (7.87%) UNIX
26 56 (7.60%) Analytics

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (5.83%) WebSphere
2 31 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 28 (3.80%) Apache
4 23 (3.12%) WebLogic
5 21 (2.85%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.85%) Node.js
6 20 (2.71%) CMS
7 14 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (1.76%) MS Exchange
9 11 (1.49%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.36%) Oracle Service Bus
11 8 (1.09%) IIS
11 8 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.95%) MQSeries
12 7 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.81%) Lync
14 5 (0.68%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
15 4 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.54%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 49 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.71%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.95%) OmniGraffle
3 7 (0.95%) MS Office
4 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.27%) InDesign
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.49%) Google Analytics
3 8 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.09%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (0.54%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.54%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.54%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.41%) RMDS
7 3 (0.41%) SAP Retail
7 3 (0.41%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.41%) SAP PP
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle SCM
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.41%) Magento
7 3 (0.41%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.31%) SaaS
2 13 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.09%) GitHub
5 7 (0.95%) Office 365
6 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.27%) IaaS
7 2 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.56%) WAN
2 40 (5.43%) SAN
3 35 (4.75%) LAN
4 34 (4.61%) Firewall
5 32 (4.34%) Internet
6 28 (3.80%) NAS
7 9 (1.22%) HTTP
8 8 (1.09%) VoIP
8 8 (1.09%) Broadband
8 8 (1.09%) Intranet
9 7 (0.95%) DNS
10 6 (0.81%) VPN
10 6 (0.81%) Network Security
11 5 (0.68%) Frame Relay
11 5 (0.68%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.68%) 3G
11 5 (0.68%) ATM
11 5 (0.68%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.54%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.02%) Oracle Database
3 32 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (3.80%) MySQL
5 24 (3.26%) MongoDB
6 20 (2.71%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (2.17%) DB2
8 16 (2.17%) Big Data
9 15 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (1.90%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.90%) Redis
11 13 (1.76%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (1.63%) Relational Database
12 12 (1.63%) Oracle ODI
13 11 (1.49%) Oracle Exadata
13 11 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.22%) SAP HANA
14 9 (1.22%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 28 (3.80%) Visual Studio
1 28 (3.80%) Selenium
2 25 (3.39%) Axure RP
3 23 (3.12%) Eclipse
4 21 (2.85%) Mockito
5 17 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.63%) Maven
7 10 (1.36%) Git (software)
8 8 (1.09%) Ant
9 7 (0.95%) JUnit
10 6 (0.81%) Subversion
11 4 (0.54%) JMeter
11 4 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (0.54%) JIRA
11 4 (0.54%) JBehave
11 4 (0.54%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.41%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (0.41%) PhoneGap
12 3 (0.41%) TestNG
General
1 242 (32.84%) Finance
2 106 (14.38%) Banking
3 49 (6.65%) Retail
4 34 (4.61%) Marketing
5 27 (3.66%) Investment Banking
6 26 (3.53%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.99%) Games
8 18 (2.44%) Publishing
9 17 (2.31%) Corporate Banking
10 13 (1.76%) Advertising
11 12 (1.63%) Back Office
12 10 (1.36%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.36%) Law
13 8 (1.09%) Legal
14 6 (0.81%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.68%) Automotive
16 4 (0.54%) Front Office
16 4 (0.54%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.41%) International Banking
17 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (15.60%) .NET
2 95 (12.89%) HTML
2 95 (12.89%) Middleware
3 66 (8.96%) Web Services
4 63 (8.55%) CSS
5 62 (8.41%) ASP.NET
6 49 (6.65%) Spring
7 41 (5.56%) SOAP
8 40 (5.43%) jQuery
9 39 (5.29%) Java EE
10 38 (5.16%) JSP
11 35 (4.75%) XML
12 34 (4.61%) J2EE
13 32 (4.34%) HTML5
14 31 (4.21%) .NET Framework
15 28 (3.80%) WCF
16 26 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (3.53%) Oracle Fusion
17 21 (2.85%) Servlets
17 21 (2.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.58%) Smartphone
4 18 (2.44%) Open Source
5 14 (1.90%) Hedge funds
5 14 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.90%) Mainframe
6 13 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (1.36%) Xbox
8 9 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.22%) DTV
8 9 (1.22%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.22%) NHS
9 8 (1.09%) Cryptography
10 6 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.81%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.68%) Clustering
11 5 (0.68%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 89 (12.08%) Windows
2 81 (10.99%) Linux
3 58 (7.87%) UNIX
4 24 (3.26%) Solaris
4 24 (3.26%) Android
5 13 (1.76%) AIX
5 13 (1.76%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.36%) HPUX
7 9 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.68%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (16.55%) TOGAF
2 105 (14.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 93 (12.62%) Scrum
4 78 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (10.31%) SOA
6 75 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (8.96%) MVC
8 62 (8.41%) TDD
8 62 (8.41%) E-Commerce
9 61 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
10 56 (7.60%) Analytics
11 55 (7.46%) Project Management
12 53 (7.19%) Data Modelling
12 53 (7.19%) ITIL
13 50 (6.78%) CRM
14 49 (6.65%) Zachman Framework
15 43 (5.83%) Information Architecture
16 41 (5.56%) Data Management
17 37 (5.02%) ETL
18 34 (4.61%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 151 (20.49%) Java
2 94 (12.75%) C#
3 84 (11.40%) SQL
4 70 (9.50%) JavaScript
5 27 (3.66%) PHP
6 21 (2.85%) Ruby
7 14 (1.90%) Python
7 14 (1.90%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.49%) C
9 10 (1.36%) Objective-C
10 8 (1.09%) VB
10 8 (1.09%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.68%) Clojure
11 5 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.41%) Perl
12 3 (0.41%) C++
13 1 (0.14%) ABAP
13 1 (0.14%) XQuery
13 1 (0.14%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 47 (6.38%) Degree
2 18 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.90%) CISSP
5 11 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.81%) CISM
7 5 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.68%) SAP Certification
8 4 (0.54%) CCIE
8 4 (0.54%) CCNA
8 4 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.54%) CISA
9 3 (0.41%) ICAEW
9 3 (0.41%) CRISC
9 3 (0.41%) MCSE
9 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.41%) CIMA
9 3 (0.41%) CEH
9 3 (0.41%) ACCA
10 2 (0.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.34%) QA
2 13 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.27%) SLA
5 2 (0.27%) TickIT
6 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 51 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (4.34%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.90%) vCloud
4 12 (1.63%) vSphere
4 12 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.09%) Terminal Services
5 8 (1.09%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.09%) Xen
6 6 (0.81%) XenApp
7 5 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.27%) SRDF
9 2 (0.27%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (2.31%) Puppet
1 17 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.68%) Oracle EDQ
2 5 (0.68%) SCCM
3 4 (0.54%) SCOM
3 4 (0.54%) Ansible
3 4 (0.54%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.41%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.41%) Munin
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.14%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 128 (17.37%) Oracle
2 119 (16.15%) Microsoft
3 74 (10.04%) VMware
4 46 (6.24%) SAP
5 39 (5.29%) Cisco
6 35 (4.75%) Citrix
7 34 (4.61%) IBM
8 31 (4.21%) EMC
9 23 (3.12%) Adobe
10 22 (2.99%) HP
11 19 (2.58%) NetApp
12 17 (2.31%) JBoss
13 15 (2.04%) hybris
14 14 (1.90%) Rackspace
15 13 (1.76%) ATG
16 12 (1.63%) Google
17 11 (1.49%) Omniture
17 11 (1.49%) JD Edwards
18 10 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
18 10 (1.36%) Red Hat
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to £70K + Car Allownace + Bonus +
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to £70K + Car Allownace + Bonus +
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to £70K + Car Allownace + Bonus +
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 20% BONUS 26 DAYS HOLIDAY!
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £75,000 to £99,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 6 days ago